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  • Posted in thread: "Kolsch" Variant on 08-18-2015 at 02:31 AM
    I ended up raising the hop addition to achieve about 21 IBU's, and then when I bought the
    ingredients, found the AA's on the hops to be a bit lower than beersmith estimated. Using what
    I had on-hand, ...

  • Posted in thread: "Kolsch" Variant on 08-13-2015 at 10:24 PM
    Thanks. I appreciate the input. I'll likely drop the wheat down and it sounds like the
    bitterness should go up a notch. I was considering a small 30 minute or 15 minute addition to
    maybe get a tiny bi...

  • Posted in thread: "Kolsch" Variant on 08-13-2015 at 02:00 PM
    I don't know properly what style this would be, but I wanted to design a recipe that had the
    crispness of a kolsch but with a bit more biscuit / maltiness without a lot of hoppiness.I had
    a crisp, cle...

  • Posted in thread: Best brewing thermometer? on 07-31-2015 at 03:44 AM
    How rigid are the cables on those wire probe attachments? If placed in boiling wort, could you
    keep it from resting against the sides or bottom? (personally i would probably just drop it in
    the hop sp...

  • Posted in thread: Sanitize beer caps? on 12-26-2014 at 02:19 AM
    If I have leftovers I put them on a paper towel to dry because if I just dump them back in the
    bag they'll rust.This is a lesson I learned once. I ruined a lot of caps by putting some damp
    ones back w...

  • Posted in thread: Rotating kegs on 12-26-2014 at 02:12 AM
    What if a keg was pulled out of a fridge, and into a utility room?I've done this a few times.
    Utility room is about 65 ambient, and the concrete floor has to drop that about 5 degrees.If
    the room was ...

  • Posted in thread: Portable Draft Beer on 09-14-2014 at 02:29 AM
    What are you doing to prevent foam?

  • Posted in thread: Using poor man's methods, but getting good results. Should I invest more effort? on 08-15-2014 at 03:31 AM
    I'm with the others. You can get as advanced as you want. Many things will contribute to
    slightly better beer, but mostly, they'll contribute to consistent beer. At this point in my
    homebrewing, I cou...

  • Posted in thread: Little carbonation problem on 06-15-2014 at 04:15 AM
    Should I uncap them and add more sugar?Almost definitely not. You'll likely do more harm than
    good.Or simply wait another few weeks?This is what you should do.After two weeks, your yeast
    may simply no...

  • Posted in thread: Writing on Bottles on 05-27-2014 at 09:24 PM
    Sharpie on the lid for me. However, to kick it up a notch I've etched a logo on a small number
    of bottles. Those look fantastic, but I never got around to doing the rest of them.